Downtown Mt. Vernon
A History of Success with Room to Grow!
ABOUT DOWNTOWN MT. VERNON DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Downtown Mt. Vernon Development Corporation was formed in 1981 to preserve our historic and cultural heritage and promote economic growth downtown. It is a non-profit organization under the direction of a diverse partnership of directors. Volunteers come from throughout the community, representing both the public and private sectors. Working together with the City of Mt. Vernon, DMDC takes the lead to restore and revitalize our downtown. DMDC is a designated Illinois Main Street community; a program based on the National Main Street four-point approach to downtown revitalization. Since 2002 the downtown district has experienced private investments of over twenty - three (23) million dollars and an increase in businesses in the heart of the city.
To revitalize and maintain Downtown Mt. Vernon as a commercial and cultural center of the local and regional community.
Downtown Mt. Vernon shall be a vibrant, prosperous and popular business and residential community filled with apartments, condominiums, restaurants, businesses and entertainment facilities such that Downtown Mt. Vernon is known throughout the region as the best downtown in Southern Illinois.
Downtown Mt. Vernon Development Corporation
809 Main Street
Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864